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  • Cosmetic Association 2011 Christmas Trade Fair

    Barry packaging is delighted to be exhibiting at the Cosmetic Associations 2011 Christmas Trade Fair which takes place in the RDS. This year the show will run from Sunday May 22nd to Tuesday May 24th. The Trade Fair is Irelands industry showpiece where industry displays its entire product range available to pharmacies, giftware and beauty and health retailers. This is the first year that the entire industry will showcase at a single venue with the most up to date range of new products, technologies and services on offer to the industry. T... Continue Reading »

  • Magic Bow Bags

    Barry Packaging is delighted to be the first to introduce Magic Bow Bags (Svelto Shopper™) to the Irish Market. Manufactured and Patented by Bolis SpA in Italy these bags are ideal for anyone looking for that Ideal Luxury Gift Bag without the fuss. Designed for simple and quick use the ribbon comes attached and packed flatly, with the simple pull of the handle the ribbon closes and becomes a tight luxury bow. The bags substitute slow tedious gift wrapping for a more convenient gift wrapping solution without losing the elegance or... Continue Reading »

  • Promotional Bags as an Advertising Tool

    In our current climate of advanced communication, the concept of promoting and marketing a business has completely changed. Most entrepreneurs and business people now use different sources to promote their business. The aim behind different advertising strategies is to create a unique identity. Companies usually prefer promoting their name through traditional means like customised pens, key rings and other every day products. What they overlook is the wide appeal that carrier bags have with today’s generation. Companies giving paper ... Continue Reading »

  • Wales Plastic Bag Tax

    ‘Popular’ Welsh bag tax takes force in 200 days In 200 days' time Wales will become the first UK country to introduce a charge for ‘single-use’ carrier bags. A minimum charge of five pence will be introduced on 1 October. The move is part of the Assembly Government’s goal of reducing the number of carrier bags given out to shoppers. This week Welsh retailers are being sent a pack by the Assembly Government that explains the main points of the charge and attempts to answers the questions most often asked by retailers about t... Continue Reading »

  • Promote the Irish Language and get 50% Back on Customised Bags!

    Foras Na Gaeilge is currently supporting small and medium sized enterprises to use and produce visible Irish or Bilingual material. Match-funding is available to the maximum of €1,000 for such materials as: stationery, packaging, websites, internal signage, leaflets, marketing material etc. Who can apply? Small and Medium sized commercial enterprises. There is no need to translate the business brand name. The aim of this assistance is to enhance your current service / product brand through complementary use of Irish. Bi... Continue Reading »

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